WSTA slams Scottish govt for bottle deposit return scheme

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) has hit out at the Scottish government for pursuing legislation to introduce a bottle deposit return scheme while the drinks industry is struggling to cope with the coronavirus outbreak. Earlier this week, the Scottish government announced legislation to introduce a deposit return scheme (DRS) in summer 2022, which would cover glass bottles. The WSTA has labelled the decision by the Scottish government to “plough on regardless” with the…

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